Specializing in Japanese and other East Asian comics, illustration books, graphic novels and more, ADV Manga is the publishing division of A.D. Vision, Inc., parent company of ADV Films, Newtype USA, Anime Network and more.
Located in San Antonio, TX, Antarctic Press is a publisher of comics, graphic novels, and trade paperbacks, many of which carry a manga influence. In fact, it was one of the first publishers to synthesize manga and Western art styles into what has become a very popular "Ameri-manga" style. In addition to top-rated fiction series such as Ninja High School, Gold Digger, and Battle Girlz, the company also offers a number of highly respected reference guides, including How to Draw Manga, How to Color Comics, and Cybertronian: The Unofficial Transformers Recognition Guide.
I can't describe this company any better than they do themselves. So I'll let them describe what APComics is all about. Read on.
APCOMICS was formed to give future shining stars a place to show their work in an industry that, frankly, is losing its bottle and shying away from the new breed of comic artists that have been rising over the past few years.
Broccoli International releases manga titles for the U.S. market through its publishing division, Broccoli Books. Its first two volumes feature the characters of Di Gi Charat, the mascots of the company’s line of Gamers hobby stores in Japan. Broccoli Books are published in the highly popular original Japanese format: 5" x 7", printed to be read from right to left. Other series include sci-fi comedy Galaxy Angel and Aquarian Age – Juvenile Orion.
With offices in Fremont, CA; Taipei, Taiwan; and Tokyo, Japan, ComicsOne is dedicated to bringing translated Asian comic book and graphic novel titles from Japan and Hong Kong to American audiences, including such works as Goku: Midnight Eye, Storm Riders, Kazan, Sarai, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (the basis for the popular movie), and many others. ComicsOne publishes its titles in the traditional manner – trade paperback collections of several hundred pages in length – with general releases under its main ComicsOne imprint, and hentai (e.g. erotic) titles under its RedLight Manga banner.
Founded in 1996, Dreamwave Productions exploded onto the comic book scene with its first in-studio offering, Darkminds. Since then, the company has set sales records for a publisher of its size, thanks to its chart-topping Transformers comics, which are collected into equally popular trade paperbacks. The publisher also produces graphic novels for its Darkminds and Warlands properties.